Sheshegwaning First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Medical Transportation

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM)  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Non-Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Delivers medical transportation services on-reserve and assistance in making medical appointment arrangements  
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments to/from the Sheshegwaning Health Centre within the community  
  • Provides transportation and/or assistance from/to Sheshegwaning First Nation to medical appointments (doctor, dentist, optometrist, specialist) in Little Current, Espanola and surrounding area
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-1 pm
Areas Served Sheshegwaning
Eligibility Members of Sheshegwaning First Nation who require medical transportation assistance due to age or disability, financial hardship or do not have access to a vehicle
Application
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required 
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 2 weeks advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-283-3030
Fax 705-283-3642
E-Mail health@sheshegwaning.org
Website www.sheshegwaning.org
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Primary Contact Medical Transportation Clerk
Primary Executive Nicole Bush, Health Director; Email: nicole@sheshegwaning.org
Alternate Executive Beverly Endanawas, Community Health Representative
Site Location Community is located off Hwy 540 along NW shore of Manitoulin Island approx 112 km W of Little Current
Located In Community Sheshegwaning
Address 1079B Sheshegwaning Rd
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
 
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Intersection Sheshegwaning Rd and Hwy 540
Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
PO Box 1 C-1 
Sheshegwaning, ON P0P 1X0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)